"Very easy to understand and follow through, even with absolutely zero prior experience. The course instructor doesn't just teach in a casual, engaging style, but is also actively involved in the student forums to aid and provide feedback, which I find very encouraging as well as helpful."
- Jessica Lemmuela
Want to make a game but aren’t yet ready to learn programming? Unity 3D Game Kit is the answer. Both the Unity Engine and the Game Kit plug-in are completely free to download and start using to build your game development skills.
This course is an introduction course. It is intended to be just a couple of hours in length and get you up and running as efficiently as possible.
This course is taught using Unity 2019.1 and is backwards compatible to Unity 2018.3 and later.
This Unity 3D Game Kit from comes cram packed with beautiful graphics, easy-to-use design tools and plenty of creative freedom to flex your level designer muscles. Its a perfect place to learn Unity without needing to wrestle with learning a programming language. Its perfect for someone interested in being a game designer or level designer without needing to worry about building an entire game in order to create fun designs.
The output from this course will be your very own fully-functioning death star... oh wait... fully-functioning action adventure level (even cooler). You'll learn how to implement the following (without needing to do any coding, did we mention that?)...
- Create beautiful and interesting environments using the huge pack of assets that come with the Game Kit
- Add platforms, moving platforms, doors, keys / locks and other building blocks necessary for making an interesting level
- Add and tuning enemies for the player to battle
- Add hazards and traps that can harm the player
- And, of course, lots more
This course includes a beginner-friendly introduction to installing and learning the Unity user interface for those folks who are not familiar with the engine.
And mixed in will be a sprinkling of game design and level design best practices. The end result will be your very own action adventure level, complete with challenges, obstacles and enemies.
This course is brought to you by the GameDev.tv team, creators of the world's most popular online Unity course. By purchasing this course you will have full access to the GameDev.tv community support forum, discord chat server and regular live community events.
"I typically do not learn well from watching videos. The instructor, the challenges, and the subject have inspired me and is simply a perfect learning tool for me."
- Timothy Reisinger
What will you learn in this course?
- Unity 3D Game Kit - a powerful tool that requires no programming
- How to build an action adventure level with triggers that open doors, moving platforms, enemies, hazards, and more
- How to use the Unity engine, including understanding the relationship between the hierarchy, game assets and inspector
- How to build a level from scratch with a handful of useful level design strategies
"very good course for anyone that has ideas and want to get a game started without knowing how to code"
- Lloyd Risper
Rick has been making video games professionally for more than 14 years as a Designer, Producer, Creative Director, and Executive Producer, creating games for console, mobile, PC and Facebook. He founded an Indie game studio, Inspirado Games, which was acquired in 2012 by Electronic Arts / PopCap. He has worked on cool IPs such as Mario, Transformers, Captain America and Mortal Kombat and created successful new IPs from scratch (such as "GardenMind" which was nominated for Canadian Game of the Year in the social / mobile category).
As a qualified Career Coach, Rick has helped thousands of people achieve their dream of making games for a living - both as Indie Game Developers and as valuable game industry employees.
Course Curriculum (3+ hours)
PreviewSection 2 - Game Kit Features
PreviewAdd Geometry To Scene (15:42)
PreviewPlace & Tune Enemies (15:55)
PreviewDestructible Boxes & Health Crates (11:28)
PreviewAdding Level Hazards (13:06)
PreviewInfo Zone Text Displays (8:37)
PreviewMoving Platforms (7:34)
PreviewPressure Pad Trigger Volumes (6:42)
PreviewCheckpoints & Crystals (9:33)
PreviewSwitches & Counters (12:52)
PreviewAdvanced Send & Receive (10:52)
PreviewSimple Rotation Component (9:32)
PreviewContact Damager Component (6:07)
PreviewVegetation & Rock Painters (12:21)
PreviewTuning Levers For Player (6:47)